Terminology Test 3/chapters 5&10

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Nur 101 Terminology Test Chap 10
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Terminology Chapters 5 and 10
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  1. tinea
    • Fungal skin infection whose name commonly indicates body part affected
    • (ringworm)
  2. scabies
    contagious skin disease transmitted by the itch mite
  3. Fungal skin infection whose name commonly indicates the body part affected
    (ringworm)
    tinea
  4. Contagious skin disease transmitted by the itch mite
    scabies
  5. purpura
    any of several bleeding disorders characterized by hemorrhage into the tissue, particularly beneath the skin or mucous membrane producing ecchymosis or petechia
  6. any of several bleeding disorders
    hemorrhage into the tissue
    purpura
  7. intense itching
    pruritis
  8. pruritis
    intense itching
  9. pediculosis
    infestation of lice
  10. infestation of lice
    pruritis
  11. petechia
    minute, pinpoint hemorrhage under the skin
  12. minute, pinpoint hemorrhage under the skin
    petechia
  13. pallor
    unnatural paleness or absence of color in the skin
  14. unnatural paleness or absence of color in the skin
    pallor
  15. lentigo
    • small brown macules, especially on the face and arms caused by sun exposed
    • older adults
  16. small brown macules, caused by sun exposure
    lentigo
  17. keratosis
    • thickened are of the epidermis
    • or any horny growth on the skin
    • callus/wart
  18. thickened area of the epidermis, wart, callus
    horny growth on the skin
    keratosis
  19. hirsutism
    excessive hair growth in unusual places
  20. excessive hair growth in unusual places
    hirsutism
  21. eschar
    • dead matter that is sloughed off from the surface of the skin, especially after a burn
    • scab.crusted
  22. scab/crusted
    dead matter that is sloughed off the surface of the skin
    eschar
  23. erythema
    • redness of the skin caused by swelling of capillaries
    • (sunburn/nervous blushing)
  24. sunburn/nervous blushing
    redness caused by swelling of the capillaries
  25. eczema
    • chronic inflammatory skin condition
    • characterized by erythema
    • papules, vesicles, scales, scabs
    • atopic dermatitis
  26. atopic dermatitis
    chronic inflammatory skin condition characterized by erythema
    eczema
  27. ecchymosis
    • bruise
    • skin discoloration, large and irregularly formed hemorrhagic area with colors changing form blue-black to greeninsh-yellow
  28. bruise
    ecchymosis
  29. Bulla
    • a vesicle or blister larger that 1cm
    • burns/severe poison oak/ivy
  30. severe poison ivy/oak
    burn
    vesicle or blister that is larger than 1 cm
    Bulla
  31. Pustule
    • small raised circumscribed lesion that contains pus
    • acne, furuncle
  32. small raised circumscribed lesion that contains pus
    pustule
  33. Vescle
    elevated circumscribed, fluid filled lesion less than 0.5cm
  34. elevated, circumscribed, fluid filled lesion
    less than 0.5cm
    vesicle
  35. wheal
    • elevated, firm, rounded lesion with localized skin edema
    • varies in size, shape, color
    • paler in the center than its surroundings
    • (bugbite, hives)
  36. Bug Bite, Hives
    elevated, firm, round lesion with localized edema
    varies in size, shape, color
    paler in the center
    wheal
  37. tumor
    • solid, elevated lesion larger than 2cm, extends into dermal and subcutaneous layers
    • lipoma, hemangioma
  38. hemangioma, lipoma
    solid, elevated lesion larger than 2cm
    extends into the dermal and subcutaneous layers
    tumor
  39. nodule
    • palpable, circumscribed lesion larger and deeper than a papule (0.6-2cm)
    • extends to the dermal layer
    • (intradermal nevus, malignant or benign)
  40. intradermal nevus
    malignant or benign
    palpable, circumscribed lesion larger and deeper than papule (0.6-2cm)
    extends to dermal layer
    nodule
  41. papule
    • solid, elevated lesion, less than 1 cm
    • may be the same color as the skin
    • (nevus, wart, pimple, ringworm)
  42. Nevus, wart, ringworm, pimples, eczema
    solid, elevated lesion, less than 1cm
    papule
  43. abscess
    localized collection of pus at the site of an infection
  44. localized collection of pus at the site of an infection
    abscess
  45. acne
    • inflammatory disease of the sebaceous gland and hair follicles
    • Blackheads, pimples, pustulas, cysts
  46. inflammatory disease of the sebaceous gland and hair follicles

    blackheads, pimples
    acne
  47. alopecia
    partial or complete hair loss resulting from normal aging, an endocrine disorder, drug reaction, anticancer, or skin disease
  48. partial or complete hair loss resulting from aging, anticancer, drug reaction, endocrine disorder
    alopecia
  49. cellulitis
    diffuse (widespread), acute infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
  50. diffuse (widespread) acute infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue.
    cellulitis

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